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Oct 21, 2011 9:00pm CDT
sheamerica's war in iraq will be over. the u.s. pulling out of iraq by the end of the year it that means tens of thousands of troops will be headed home for the holidays. good evening to item largest duarte. >> declaring he is keeping a promise, president barack obama withdrawing u.s. troops from iraq the u.s. expected thousands of soldiers would stay to treat iraqi forces. the president is pulling them. 39,000 troops will leave iraq by the end of december, 160 will stay to guard the u.s. embassy in 4400 u.s. troops gave their lives. the president says troops will leave with heads held high. in the u.s. is moving forward the long war and iraq will come to an end by the end of this year. the transition in afghanistan is moving forward and our troops are finally coming home. >> the president says those hose homecomings will play out across the country in time for the holidays >> but it will be a bittersweet time for families who lost loved ones. dan ponce is at the national guard armory in north riverside with reaction tonight. >> soldiers in family members we spoke with t
CW
Oct 7, 2011 9:00pm CDT
used to throw the football around here he was a nice cool person to hang out with wrong place at the wrong time >> community activist in chicago touching base with you inside with the family serious issues on their mind not just medical they want the community to speak up >> what think the community to speak up to turn the perpetrators and should not have happened and the pilots needs to stop some staff members and the school and community everybody outraged at this is a young man that place sports that goes to school and that when it comes to someone pulling a gun and shooting out to children and everybody must get upset and give chicago police department information to stop these criminals tonight >> frustration for family sounds like a broken record another innocent good kid caught in the line of fire what is going to change at this point? speaking up is that the best we can do? >> speaking up at the same time something happening ahead of time premeditated walking on route with a gun should be called and right away may have been prevented if somebody knew these individu
CW
Oct 12, 2011 9:00pm CDT
a bill to stop the practice entirely slamming shut lupul pension board using to all-out sweet deals >> the man who okayed at least 8 top union leaders to double dip to pensions for the same job is james capasso jr.. runs chicago labor pension board. investigation found james capasso jr. have broken federal law trying to double dip himself bogus time sheets show worked james capasso jr. for local 1001 but he never did. given the job by sun and all of chicago crime boss tony big tuna accardo two men kicked out of the union for ties with chicago outfit signed his fraudulent time sheets. james capasso jr. kicked out of union but did not stop him from keeping his six figure job that he has had for nearly half century. watching over chicago billion dollar pension fund. mayor took questions about pension abuses raised by wgn and tribune editorial meeting today committed to dealing with the pension problem but would not budge on specific abuses we've reported. >> we need to have a comprehensive look at this cannot have the short cut just dealing with stories and everybody else is off of
CW
Sep 30, 2011 9:00pm CDT
to bring 130 dogs from afghanistan to the u.s.. the trip costs $3,500. >> these are all letters that have little notes and then. >> the puppy are arrived at o'hare airport on sunday. now he is adjusting to life. it has been hard for tim to adjust to life in afghanistan without his best friend but they cannot wait to greet him when he returns home. >> this has been the best and the world. i have a piece of him here. >> katie is working hard to raise money for the puppy rescue mission. she would like to make sure other dogs like leo have the opportunity to find permanent homes in the u.s. spent a >> turning their tragedy to a teaching moment, a couple lost their son. they're hoping to educate about tip over debts and how to prevent them. >> rescued six days after his car fell off of a cliff. how this and did >> parents of a young boy killed when a dresser fell on top of him are using his death as a way to raise awareness. we have more on how they are getting their message across to other parents of young children. >> this past february, the child turned a key. he never went anywhere without
CW
Oct 14, 2011 9:00pm CDT
urquhart used in a drive-by shooting all sleep reported damaged an unrelated incident a judge set bond today $2.5 billion bondbeachem and 2 for richmond, both come fast both confessed. >> looking upon members of rival gang he thought had killed a fellow gang member's sister >> one of two guns recovered suspect this to intended target instead of striking the innocent bystander bittersweet. the family that bought for step in a log journey we are appreciative to anybody who played a part in bringing these people forward. investigators focusing on one more person believed to the end of the the shooting police say they know exactly who they are looking for the man charged with attempted murder shooting of police officer of last night 20 year old william wright backed it to appear in court tonight shot while at 132nd and langley at the garden neighborhood officer and partner went up to a group of people to ask about gunshots that had heard one guy ran away turned abroad and shot the officer in the lack now recovering from wounds. kerry lucky very lucky femoral artery france right next to
CW
Oct 26, 2011 9:00pm CDT
the cause of death but did say this sharp cutting instrument used in the incident and that is all they are saying and the 39 per cent of interest held for questioning no charges filed >> breaking news tonight word infant shot chicagos outside unconfirmed reports infant shot by a seven year-old. happened before 8:00 tonight 63rd and laflin police say to me early to disclose details still gathering information to not know how old specifically the baby is unconfirmed reports baby shot by a seven year-old crew on the scene to get the latest as soon as we get that >> the security breach midway airport investigated by federal transportation authorities and the chicago police 33 year old elvis jackson held on $35,000 bond after he somehow got into a secured area midway without boarding pass elvis jackson arrested last night before getting on southwest flight 9082 per let birmingham alabama using cameras to figure if security chicago got a different airport arrival plane at midway where do we begin in springfield? tensions job protest lawmakers override it gov. quinn veto a bill allowin
CW
Oct 9, 2011 9:00pm CDT
the building trades that used to be in the housing industry into the office building construction, it is double that. have them rebuild our schools and our roads because we have 21st century economy sitting on a 20th- century infrastructure. he also focused on topics like safer streets and stronger schools and more stable finances which are some of his major concerns for chicago, the president and the economy were high on the mind of one church leader in robinson to, anthony williams called on lawmakers to act on the president's jobs bill in cited a 40 percent unemployment rates >> we have third-world statistics and people need jobs we need jobs right now the president is on the right track and we cannot be a country that is divided. >> williams also called on chicago's african-american congressman jackson and russia and davis to unite behind a jobs bill to help the passage to be assured of. >> the former basis for the ban tweezer is found dead in his hotel room in chicago a 40 year-old mike died at the wrong file hotel yesterday afternoon hotel staff found him after he failed to check out o
CW
Oct 27, 2011 9:00pm CDT
this was a burglary not releasing too much information any new information becomes available. >> used to former governor rod blagojevich a lot to say tonight brother rob talking about ethics investigation into the dealings of congressman jesse jackson jr. here with the story >> says jesse jackson jr. a lot of unanswered questions and now robert blagojevich would be happy to answer some of his own before the committee handling the investigation into south side carter spent but tonight answering questions from us from home town of national >>, rod blagojevich brother robert blagojevich working hard since all charges and dismissed against him last year after being accused of furthering a scheme to help sell the united states senate seat while his brother convicted on 17 charges robert blagojevich backup antenna seat writing letters to all 10 members of u.s. health committee on ethics >> still committed as a citizen to help the house ethics committee to seek the truth if that is what they are trying to do and it might experience in federal court under oath might be helpful in their investigation
CW
Oct 2, 2011 9:00pm CDT
safe passage is a top priority and the district has increased funding for its own program that uses community watchers watch over students travelling abroad never nuts, the teachers' union says it is even more critical now as some schools have shifted to a longer day. when criminal activities are occurring on vacant properties it puts them in a more vulnerable position. >> chicago teachers union officials will be meeting with aldermen tomorrow to talk more about how mayor emanuel said ministration has gone about instituting a longer day on a school by school basis and also on the agenda we are told the safe passage ordinance and other union backed proposal would deal with tip bonds. >> talking to police involved shooting overnight in the woodlawn neighborhood on chicago's south side, a 17 year- old was part of a group in an area on 63rd street when police arrived, investigators say that the suspect began running away with one hand in his waistband and after repeated warnings the officers thought he might be in danger from a gun and shot him in the abdomen. police say they're still
CW
Oct 5, 2011 9:00pm CDT
and not being able to get their children away >> mcintosh revolutionary made computers easier to use with a strange device called a mouse expensive and sales were sluggish in 1985 steve jobs forced out of apple but just warming up in 1986 purchased pixar animation studio at the computer company technology is still innovative apple ultimately bought bringing steve jobs back to the company he soon became ceo. in his tenure introduce technology that's forever changed the way we listen to music and use our telephone in august 2011 announced the resignation statement could no longer perform duty of ceo remain with apple as chairman of the board. blogging on esthetics and attention to detail, followed his heart and with technology changed the world. in an email just made public apple ceo tim cook tells employees celebration on his extraordinary life being planned he brights be will honor his memory by continuing the work he loved so much and president obama said in an e-mail with condolences. >> blizzard of new proposals from illinois lawmakers trying to crack down on pension abuses revea
CW
Oct 11, 2011 9:00pm CDT
pension triple play. capasso would not talk to us on camera but insists all the following the law allows individuals to double and triple dip when asked about his own pension problem that faced walked out of our meeting batt but problem nobody watching the folks who are making the decisions whether or not interpretation is one that you can or can't benefit from the system there and buys one of the bigger problems >> some of the folks sitting on the board supposed to police misconduct stopping pension abuse are themselves a double dippers and to the attorney for the board mr. heiss another character in this assorted plot you should know about help to capasso up with the generous interpretation of the lot using a double dipping also capasso personal attorney when kicked out of the you get for financial impropriety so attempt to talk to capasso tried contacting president and secretary as well as capasso attorney mr. heiss that you just sot as well as local 1001 representative yeutter did not return calls or would not comment on the story. look for the story on the subject tomorrow's chicag
CW
Oct 19, 2011 9:00pm CDT
in the broadcast >> battling the weather most of the day joining us on the lakefront on north avenue beach? >> incredibly different difficult time hearing you in the wind to continue to be incredibly high and building into the night looking at right now potentially record breaking waves and honore of problems further inland for of the evening weather related issues upbound a citywide lakeshore drive starling late rush hour traffic scaffolding collapse and dig one person to the hospital downtown and this block a sealed off around chicago and wabash of floor window blown out by the strong wind at ground level felt like a midwest autumn gale like hurricane season in chicago. a day and night not good for man or beast or umbrella. lakefront bicycle and running path shut down this morning between grant and the bulletin guarded tonight they turned to night relentless pounding of the waves intensified low-lying spots east of the drive wearing down the shoreline with each roaming way for each erosion in progress as seen from sky cam at 9 and downtown not unbearable just miserable. even tonight as
CW
Oct 24, 2011 9:00pm CDT
crashed result of a chase source telling us otherwise three people as you said have been injured two men into a boy brought here to children's memorial hospital possible police chase began on the city's west side of route 430 pm the suv broadsiding a nissan maxima 4700 block of west at grant one man and boy inside the vehicle not involved in the alleged chase. the other meant being called an offender by one in the suv authorities also say the suv did in prior robbery the driver to cop speeding when police officer tried to pull him over near right and the cicero driver going mile and half of cicero and ought to grant slanted to the nissan maxima those who heard the crash work to nearby tell us in number of spots on the scene within seconds of. the impact police department not giving any official acknowledgement what led up to the crash investigators were on the scene tonight collecting evidence offender brought to illinois masonic hospital in good condition and the man in the boy in the other bickell listed with not like texting injuries the boy at children's memorial hospital so far no c
CW
Oct 6, 2011 9:00pm CDT
with us outsiders dating back to the late 1980's white sox baseball fans beside themselves >> pretty good player pretty sure can do a good job as a manager >> most definitely a turning a page. many fans of the twitter waiting and congratulations and best wishes also saying congratulations nolan ryan public him and a half block. tumor on the south side turning that around waiting >> the world continues to mourn the loss of american pioneer apple founder steve jobs died yesterday at the age of 56 years old long battle pancreatic cancer marcus leshock greatness of american or original. >> the man was absolutely extraordinary >> words echoed across the world today consumers and colleagues are remembering the life of apple founder steve jobs. memorials like this one at the apple headquarters in cupertino calif. have popped up across the country gathering around the michigan avenue store to pay respect >> changed life the way we do things running businesses apple products definitely changed our lives contributed so much to the world so much closer love him as a person >> competitors and
CW
Oct 8, 2011 9:00pm CDT
for the 2012 u.s. pair olympic team. >> others are racing just to finish and to raise money. >> i am a teacher so i am running for the academy of young men. >> this is my favorite marathon and i wanted to try to qualify for the u.s. olympic qualifiers. as we mentioned before 100 countries and all city-state's will be represented tamara, illinois has the most runners with about 20,000, the top five states after illinois are indiana michigan in new york wisconsin and california. mexico has the most runners tomorrow with about 1500 followed by canada united kingdom france and brazil. we thought it was next weekend, net next weekend. speaking of the heat what about it for tomorrow? >> in fact next weekend would have been a better weekend to run the marathon but it will be warm out there and great for the spectators. there are showers out in the central plans but they will stay out of the area, this is a very slow-moving weather pattern. our high today was 82 degrees but it is not going to be that warm while the runners are running. our forecast models keep all of that weather out to ou
CW
Oct 17, 2011 9:00pm CDT
for casino but wishes governor would be more site specific. joining us now about the governor's proposal to scale down the casino bill chicago tribune reporter rick pearson. thank you for joining us >> little bit here and a little bit there and frankly first comment way too top heavy haven't said that tried to get voters to put together a package the old st. people who love sausage should not see how what is being made a lot of elements governor has basically sent them back to ground zero still may never happen. >> we talked before hand and you said haven't slot machines at racetracks actually might enhance the yes vote downstate why is that? >> to pass a bill cannot just have the votes for regional legislators also need downstate illinois in the components that allows racetrack slot machines money for the horse racing and horse breeding and agricultural industry have been hard and illinois and this would be a way to get those downstate votes that you need to pass the bill adding to the component for get the legislators are around a racetrack amenities cannot get a casino bill passed
CW
Oct 28, 2011 9:00pm CDT
this is not a happy occasion for us several top officials were in court for the sentencing including police superintendent garry mccarthy >> tonight tears flowing at the emotional vigil for murdered southwest suburban girl of the 14 year-old killed by a burglar home from school at the indian head park police department with the latest >> currently a 40-50 detectives working the case sources say police questioning person of interest but so far no charges filed. meanwhile tonight at the high-school impressive turnout for candlelight vigil. many of the students in tears as they held candles and each other trying to understand how anybody could have murdered their classmate kelli o'laughlin hundreds of students teachers and parents gathered in front of the south campus lyons township high school for tonight's vigil people we spoke with who grew up with her said she was a wonderful friend always somebody to talk to >> she was the sweetest nicest girl you'll ever meet >> most students did not know her very well supporting friends and family >> alcala thing that happened and i do not know eve
CW
Oct 13, 2011 9:00pm CDT
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Oct 25, 2011 9:00pm CDT
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CW
Oct 4, 2011 9:00pm CDT
sector average and work rules tie the hands of managers preventing us from reporting in the vast majority of workers who show up every day working hard for our customers. tonight bob kelly president of the cta us and train operations you get called him out for not coming to the u get first with the budget numbers and ideas to reduce the deficit including so- called archaic work rules. batt but never any conversation with changes no idea what he is referring to appears mr forrest claypool to take this to the media and try to win public support. >> public support may be what forrest claypool needs by his numbers only 81 million of the $227 million deficit actually comes from operating costs. still he backed away from talk of a fare increase pointed cta workers instead some awful he says call off work on it back to their bases. hopeful there will have in the interest of their members to maximize the numbers protect their jobs and benefits and salaries and provide relief from the crazy work rules preventing us from providing good service. >> you get forrest claypool backing away from the mi
CW
Oct 20, 2011 9:00pm CDT
leader out and happened chicago reaction and economic impact it could have bought all of us. starting with a day in libya with reporter barbara hall >> cries of jubilation rang through the streets of tripoli world leaders weighed in on the historic importance of the location >> marks the end of a long and painful chapter for the people of libya would out of the opportunity to determine their own destiny in a new democratic libya >> libyans officials say revolutionary forces found moammar gadhafi in his hometown of video appears to show the former leader captured and still alive libyans ambassador to united states says moammar gadhafi and killed in a shootout between revolutionaries and his loyalist forces. in this video several fighters seen surrounded moammar gadhafi courts and shouting >> free six hours old the first time >> greatest movement and all of my life >> libyans celebrating the end of a eight month revolt and one that for years 40 years of tyranny will be struggles as the country moves towards democracy batt but let us recognize immediately this is only the end of th
CW
Oct 10, 2011 9:00pm CDT
rules with cta costing the agency tens of millions of dollars a year that could be used to reduce pressure on fares or preserve service for our customers as well as jobs for union employees. >> cannot have a person work 13- 14 hours >> the union which represents cta workers today called a forrest claypool to sit down at the table rather than airing grievances to the media calling it unfair >> you want to sit down and talk let us sit down and talked stop going to the media when you do that i have no choice >> forrest claypool says trying to be open about what changes he wants to make >> this is a public agency taxpayer money hard-working people to pay every day to ride the system >> forrest claypool trying to close $277 million budget deficit next year 40 million of which he says from outdated union work rules changes now made for non-union workers at this as need to happen system wide. >> strong position to ask unions to turn with us to recognize incredibly difficult economic times and help us preserve jobs and service with common sense work rule reforms. >> one thing forr
CW
Oct 16, 2011 9:00pm CDT
, the money raised will be used to benefit the mercy home for boys and grows the boys and girls club a dog park and high school all matter. its fund-raising efforts have reached as far as south africa where the money pays for a fresh water well. >> when she died they said we're going to start a foundation. it is her legacy we're continuing her legacy. she was doing what she loved and she got more in her 40 years than i have in my 70. she gave everything her 100 percent. >> her family hopes that today's what will become an annual event. still to come this sunday, we had to washington where thousands paid tribute to dr. martin luther king jr. and his legacy. star-studded celebration as former president bill clinton celebrated an important milestone. plus a man who is hoping to be the next republican candidate for president has clarified his latest controversial statement. >> today we had seasonal temperature surrounding the chicago area but will be 10-15 degrees cooler by mid-week. ♪ more and more folks are trying out snapshot from progressive. a totally different way to save on
CW
Oct 18, 2011 9:00pm CDT
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Oct 1, 2011 9:00pm CDT
creditors directly or to find a non-profit agency near you, visit debt advice dot org. tell us about the indian summer. >> there is a frost advisory tonight it will be outside the tri-state the overnight low temperatures will drop to 41-42 degrees just above the defrost threshold. if you live up north you will probably wake up to some frost. temperatures were quite cool today 56 degrees. a looks like the next seven days will be sunny and around chicago a great week temperatures are expected to rise. there is a pocket of cold air over the great lakes. we could see a 80 degree temperature at on a few days before the weekend. we will have another batch of cold air heading toward chicago a week from sunday. these are temperatures across the great lakes. right now out at o'hare is 49 degrees. this is the aerial coverage for the frost advisory. this is the first sign of winter. this is a temperature forecast notice what happens tomorrow morning as we speak this along with time temperatures will improve quite a bit. it is practically, with it winds tonight. skies across the area are clear 4
CW
Oct 3, 2011 9:00pm CDT
blagojevich joining us now with the very latest >> asking price is no secret it is just over $1 million, up regardless of how you might feel private real-estate markets house has stories to tell maybe that will factor into the sales price rod blagojevich century hideout after two federal trials and a conviction this summer governor and his wife says time to sell the family home. >> not just a house is a home lived here since 1999 the only halt the children have ever known >> listing agent for a realty sunnyside street also seller husband potentially weeks away from learning how long he will be behind bars has decided with his wife to the home of 12 years up for sale >> hard decision we tried for a long time to hold on but we are unfortunately like many americans and cannot afford to stay in the house for any longer >> 5 bedrooms and three bathrooms is 3800 square feet and by all accounts a pretty nice place to live and raise a family but for rod blagojevich strapped for cash and preparing for present and for the house became impossible some neighbors have mixed feelings >> going through
CW
Oct 23, 2011 9:00pm CDT
of fortune of proposed legislation that would allow a red light cameras to be used to speed enforcement devices brizard and noted that one-third of chicago public school students walk to school and that means exposure to chicago drivers. >> when you look at the statistics and you know what it does to a kid if it saves one life one family's pain, it is worth it. this is not about revenue. any money would go back to safety enhancement and creating more safety around the school. >> read like camera opponents like the national motorists association say that the cameras encourage revenue driven enforcement of statistics show there are 861 accidents involving pedestrians within a quarter of a mile of a school or park in chicago between 2005- 2009. >> a vote coming up in the state senate this week could affect your checking account the proposal of an annual rate tight on utilities rate height on utilities, they urged lawmakers that one high grades every year for the next 10 years, aarp says its poll of 800 registered voters found that nearly seven in 10 oppose the annual increase even if it
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Oct 30, 2011 9:00pm CDT
prepared and kankakee county naacp came just two days after the ex governor's brother robert spoke to us from his home town and natural publicizing his offer to testify about jackson before the house panel, his rent every member of the committee and says because he wants to tell them of to the congressman allies who blagojevich's says offered him money for the senate seat when he was heading up his brother's campaign. >> i believe i have a story to tell that has been told primarily under oath and i think you'll find that relevant to the truth. >> he was charged alongside his brother on federal corruption charges, he was not convicted and says his only interest years one of justice. during the blagojevich's trial he testified that he never directed anyone to raise money for another politician and denies ever having met dx governor's brother. >> from the data started there was never anybody more innocent than me. eva >> from the day this started there was never anybody more innocent than me. >> fodder for his challenger next your primary former representative did the albertson. >> ha
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